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Kendall Mahn named analysis coordinator for international T2K Experiment November 7, 2017 Kendall Mahn named analysis coordinator for international T2K Experiment

Michigan State University high energy physicist Kendall Mahn is one of two analysis coordinators selected for the international Tokai-to-Kamioka (“T2K”) Experiment, which studies the properties of a subatomic particle called the neutrino.

Bradley M. Sherrill receives 2018 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics October 24, 2017 Bradley M. Sherrill receives 2018 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics

University Distinguished Professor Bradley M. Sherrill, director of the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), was awarded the 2018 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics by the American Physical Society (APS).

October 20, 2017 MSU astronomers help to confirm discovery of neutron star merger

Michigan State University contributed to the scientific confirmation of the observation of merging neutron stars, which made headlines around the globe this week.

"C.-P." Yuan Invested as Wu-Ki Tung Endowed Professor of Particle Physics October 20, 2017 "C.-P." Yuan Invested as Wu-Ki Tung Endowed Professor of Particle Physics

In a ceremony held on 17 October 2017, Professor Chien-Peng "C.-P." Yuan was formally invested as Wu-Ki Tung Endowed Professor of Particle Physics.

Steven Lund chosen as new head of U.S. Particle Accelerator School October 12, 2017 Steven Lund chosen as new head of U.S. Particle Accelerator School

The U.S. Particle Accelerator School has selected MSU Professor Steven Lund as its new Director, effective 01 December 2017.

October 12, 2017 Remco Zegers and Chris Adami named 2017 APS Fellows

MSU Professors Remco Zegers and Chris Adami were elected as 2017 American Physical Society Fellows.

October 12, 2017 Two P-A graduate students selected for U.S. DoE program

Two Michigan State University Physics & Astronomy graduate students – Crispin Contreras-Martinez and Roy Ready – were among 52 graduate students from across the nation selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for its 2017 Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program.

October 10, 2017 Abrams Planetarium to Display Michigan Meteorites

Abrams Planetarium, Michigan State University has received a grant of $97,259.00 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services that will enable the planetarium to update its exhibition space with a new display featuring its collection of meteorites, which includes seven specimens of the 10 known Michigan meteorites.

October 6, 2017 U.S. DoE Awards Grants for Nuclear Physics Related Computing Projects

Three nuclear physics related computational research projects involving MSU researchers have won grants from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC).

Johannes Pollanen invested as Jerry Cowen Chair of Experimental Physics September 14, 2017 Johannes Pollanen invested as Jerry Cowen Chair of Experimental Physics

In a ceremony held on 14 September 2017, Johannes Pollanen, Assistant Professor in the MSU Physics & Astronomy Department, was formally invested as a Jerry Cowen Chair of Experimental Physics.